Corfu: a luxury escape to a Greek isle

When it comes to luxury, Corfu has become one of the essential holiday destinations to explore. This stunning Greek island has always been a favourite with holidaymakers wanting to explore varied landscapes, but it also offers so much more for those wanting an extra special break. One of the things that instantly hits you as […]

Menorca – a peaceful alternative to the usual Balearic Islands

When holiday companies, travel writers and ‘normal’ people alike talk about sun-drenched Mediterranean destinations, they so often focus on the higher profile Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza. It’s much less common for Menorca to be referred to, which might be partly attributable to its modest proportions – its name literally meaning “smaller island”.

Exciting summer deals to make luxury Mallorca stays even better value

The largest of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, Mallorca remains popular with millions of holidaymakers seeking sunny beaches, awe-inspiring landscapes and delicious food. Villa Retreats maintain many villas from which these attractions can be enjoyed, and these villas can provide even greater value than usual this summer, thanks to a range of exciting – […]

Our latest deals make Algarve luxury that bit more affordable

The Algarve unquestionably means many things to many people – and by ‘many’, we mean some 10 million – who pay this southernmost region of mainland Portugal a visit every year. A part of the world known for its endlessly compelling beaches and natural beauty, top golf courses and fine Mediterranean-style cuisine, it also offers […]

Family Friendly Activities in Paros and Antiparos

When we think of the Greek Islands we automatically think of stunning architecture, abundant sunshine and azure seas sparkling against sandy shores, reflecting off pure white houses and窶ヲsorry I drifted away there for a bit!   It is true that the Greek Islands, and Paros and Antiparos in particular, are stunning retreats perfect for a […]

5 great reasons to head to the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol seems to be the archetypal tourist destination, and indeed, if there’s anything that has deterred people from soaking up its charms, it may simply be fears of it being too obvious a choice. In truth, though, even if you visit the Sunshine Coast every year, there’s always something new to savour […]

Fancy following in the footsteps of Ed Miliband?

No, we aren’t suggesting that you enter politics, only to spend five years shouting at David Cameron across the despatch box, ending in inglorious defeat. Believe it or not, we’re talking about our excellent selection of villa rentals in Ibiza here at Villa Retreats. Allow us to explain…

Luxury villa rentals come no finer than those of Villa Retreats

Let’s imagine that you are looking to book an opulent stay in one of the most desirable areas of the Algarve, Mallorca, Menorca or Andalucia. Not only do you expect your rented villa to be in the best possible location while embodying the ultimate in character, style and comfort, but you are also seeking the […]

Having trouble choosing a holiday destination? Let us decide for you!

Remember in the Tom Hanks movie Big, when the little boy wishes he was grown up and the next day he is? Don’t you wish booking a holiday could be that easy?  It’s not something that just happens on the spur of the moment. There are many factors which can influence not just where you […]